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Natural Resources Summer Internship 2012 by Cierra Dickenson

Natural Resources Summer Internship 2012 by Cierra Dickenson

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  • 1. Natural ResourcesSummer Internship 2012 Cierra Dickenson
  • 2. Paul Crocker – GIS Inventory, MTERich Annamitta – Fishery Biologist, MITW Joe Lyons- Water Resource Technician, MITW Dave Mausel- Health Forester, MTE Mike Waukau – THA Forester, MTE Jeff Grignon – Forest Development/ Cultural Resources, MTE Ron Waukau – Fire Protection, MTE
  • 3. Regeneration Surveys with Jeff Grignon• Pine• Oak• Plots• Every 3 chains• Count re-gen. Pine/ Oak• Count competitive tree species• 11’9’’ from plot center• Record tree population• Quality (dead/alive)• Size• Areas not planted• Purpose
  • 4. Stand Exam Surveys with Paul Crocker• Diameter at Breast Height (DBH)• Reason why we measure at DBH• Height• Diameter• Quality• Defects• Data is used for planning• Purpose
  • 5. Tools used for Stand Exams and Regeneration SurveysDBH Stick Compass Compartment Map GPS
  • 6. Fishery Biologist with Rich Annamitta Fyke Nets • Keshena Lake • Round Lake • Catch/Release • Age • Lengths • Tag • Diseased
  • 7. Shocking Fish with Rich • Round Lake • Tag • Take count and record • Age • Length • Catch/Release • Purpose
  • 8. Fish Cribs with Rich• Burney Lake• Provide shelter• Lets fish grow• Increases fish population
  • 9. Water ResourceTechnician With Joe Lyons • Test water quality • Samples for lab chemistry • pH, Conductivity, Temp., dissolved oxygen • Turbidity • Lakes Elma, Lower Bass, Burney, and LaMotte
  • 10. Forest Healthwith Dave Mausel • Invasive Species • Garlic Mustard – Pull by roots • Oak Wilt – Walk in woods and record • Purple Loosestrife – Ride on river and record
  • 11. Timber Harvest Administration with Mike Waukau• Checks sites • Slash • Damage to other trees• Measure diameter • Within specifications• Length • Cut to proper length
  • 12. Cultural Resources with Jeff Grignon• How to identify different kinds of sites • Sugar Maple Camp • Old Logging Camp • Arch. Sites • Purpose
  • 13. Fire Protection with Ron Waukau• Burn to create openings• Burn for better growth• Reduces slash• Helps control competing vegetation• Helps control tree diseases
  • 14. Thank you to Dr. Morris